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10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>That daytime job of yours may be terrific. But there’s one thing that is far more rewarding and meaningful than good pay and benefits: being your own boss.<p>Still, think carefully before choosing to go down the entrepreneurial path; it …

Small Business

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Success

7 smart things you can do for your money before you leave for work in the morning

Of course hitting the snooze button repeatedly and rushing around like crazy to find your other sock before running out the door is probably <i>not</i> going to be a situation that lends itself to productivity.<p>On the other hand, if you're the type of person who makes it a point to get a good night's sleep, …

Why every household is about to get a brand-new fridge

Today’s retail economy is focused on acquisition and retention costs. Getting into people’s homes and turning them into long-term brand buyers is the goal, and appliance makers control an untapped resource — the Internet of Things (IoT) — that can effectively extend a brand or retailer’s supply …

10 Simple Household Repairs Every Frugal Person Should Master

Whether you're a homeowner or a renter, sooner or later, something is going to break. And when that time comes, you'll have two options: fix it …

Home Improvement

5 psychological biases that may be costing you a fortune

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Most of us have preconceived biases based on our life experience. But if you let your …

An Immigrant Entrepreneur With A Gift For Data Finds A Little-Noticed Niche: Tiny Grocers

There are a couple of moments Mohamed Aly particularly remembers when he thinks about the long journey to bring his dream of starting a company to reality.<p>One is when the Egyptian, who immigrated here in 2004, saw his wife looking at a mess of advertising circulars in preparation for the arrival of …

United States

Get Lifetime Access to 7,000+ Adobe Training Videos for 85% Off [Deals]

If your work involves Adobe software, then you need the following lifetime subscription offer to over 7,000 award-winning Adobe training videos in …

How to buy a used car

Buying a used car has risks. One of those risks is not getting all the information on the car’s history, including recalls. Driving around with a …

Used Cars

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

Here Are the Best Spigen Cases for iPhone 6/6s Plus [REVIEW]

Over the past many years, <i>Spigen</i> has earned a reputation of producing some of the best iPhone cases in the world. Each year, the California-based …

3 Tricks To Getting A Strong Wi-Fi Connection No Matter Where You Are

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and the edges of the yard where it can be difficult to get on Facebook let alone Netflix.<p>Take heart though, because …

Wi-Fi

‘Retargeting’ ads that follow you around the Web are incredibly effective

I started my career in radio – in a small town in south-eastern B.C. Having been born and raised in Vancouver, I was wholly unprepared for winter driving conditions. Frankly, I didn't realize there were different types of tires for different kinds of weather.<p>As the local on-air voice, I was asked …

Washing your deck might make it toxic

Pressure washing that old wood deck in your backyard might make it look better, but you could create a carcinogenic hazard that puts your family and …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books

5 Things Every First-Time Designer Should Know

Budding designer Roxy Sowlaty shares the newbie pitfalls she's learned to avoid.<p>Some interior designers are born with a knack for reimagining rooms, others manage to pick up the skills required over time. Roxy Sowlaty fancies herself a natural. "I was always into designing as a young girl," she …

DIY Painted Mason Jars

When you’re looking to decorate on a budget it’s the small details that make the biggest differences. It’s often the case when you’re renting or …

CubbySpot Set to Revamp Toronto Childcare Systems

When Regnard and Liza Raquedan immigrated to Canada from the Philippines, they had no idea they’d become two of Toronto’s most innovative …

30 Decor Ideas to Make Your Cubicle Feel More Like Home

If you’re like much of the world, you spend about forty hours a week sitting in a neutral colored gray box. It’s not pretty and it certainly doesn’t …

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

How to Optimize Images For Social Media

Have you ever uploaded a picture on Facebook and afterwards realized that Facebook ruined it? Or maybe you uploaded the photo as a cover and it …

Russia Unveils ‘Safe Selfies’ Campaign as Death Count Grows

This headline may sound like a piece of satire, but unfortunately it’s not: Russia has just launched a new public safety campaign called “Safe …

20 Whimsical Toddler Bedrooms for Little Girls

Full of wonder and fairy-tale qualities, there’s such magic throughout a toddler’s imagination. Mermaids, pixie dust and fairies hidden around every …

Smartphone-tracking apps: What to do when your phone is stolen

If you own a smartphone, you probably already have one of these apps built in — device tracking tools like Find My iPhone or Where's My Droid that …

MoleScope skin cancer app developed for smartphones in Vancouver

A new smartphone app for monitoring skin cancer made its debut at the World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver on Tuesday.<p>Maryam Sadeghi, director …

Domestic Science: How to Clean a Washing Machine

Honestly, I didn’t know that cleaning your washing machine was a thing. I mean, it gets cleaned every time you wash your clothes, right?<p>Wrong. If you …

How to Stock Your Shop and Keep Customers Coming Back for More

In our instantly gratifying digital age, the operation of a successful brick-and-mortar shop poses an evolving challenge. “<b>Think of your store as a</b> …

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

Breast milk may alter behaviour of babies

Mothers may influence the mood and behaviour of their babies through their breast milk, researchers say.<p>There's growing evidence that mother's milk …